Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 103 78
Rank change year-on-year -25 -25 -18
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 105 136 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.95% 2.41% 3.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.00% 7.00% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67 73 85
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £44,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +8.64% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,350 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £54,750 £55,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

RDBMS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,750 1,943 1,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.58% 34.41% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,258 1,201 959
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in Scotland

RDBMS
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RDBMS in Scotland.

Salary trend for RDBMS in Scotland

RDBMS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for RDBMS in Scotland

RDBMS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -26 60 £47,500 -5.00% 11
Edinburgh +9 42 £57,500 +38.55% 7
Aberdeen - 1 £52,500 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £37,500 -
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 105 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 81 (77.14%) Java
3 67 (63.81%) SQL
4 57 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (44.76%) Spring
6 44 (41.90%) TDD
7 43 (40.95%) Hibernate
8 38 (36.19%) Oracle
9 32 (30.48%) NoSQL
10 31 (29.52%) JavaScript
10 31 (29.52%) HTML
11 29 (27.62%) J2EE
11 29 (27.62%) OO
11 29 (27.62%) Microservices
12 27 (25.71%) CSS
13 26 (24.76%) Scrum
13 26 (24.76%) Software Engineering
13 26 (24.76%) SDLC
14 25 (23.81%) Greenfield Project
15 24 (22.86%) MongoDB
16 23 (21.90%) Linux
16 23 (21.90%) Spring Boot
17 22 (20.95%) PostgreSQL
18 21 (20.00%) BDD
18 21 (20.00%) Subversion
19 20 (19.05%) React
20 19 (18.10%) HTML5
20 19 (18.10%) Open Source
21 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
21 18 (17.14%) Test Automation

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.67%) JBoss
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.86%) Confluence
4 2 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.76%) GitHub
4 3 (2.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) Internet
1 3 (2.86%) SNMP
2 2 (1.90%) Intranet
3 1 (0.95%) AMQP
3 1 (0.95%) Firewall
3 1 (0.95%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 32 (30.48%) NoSQL
3 24 (22.86%) MongoDB
4 22 (20.95%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (17.14%) MySQL
6 17 (16.19%) Oracle Database
7 13 (12.38%) DB2
8 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
9 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (6.67%) Big Data
12 5 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
13 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (2.86%) KDB
14 3 (2.86%) SQLite
15 1 (0.95%) DataStage
15 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (20.00%) Subversion
2 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 17 (16.19%) Selenium
4 15 (14.29%) JUnit
5 10 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 10 (9.52%) Eclipse
5 10 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 10 (9.52%) Maven
6 9 (8.57%) JIRA
7 6 (5.71%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.86%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.86%) ClearCase
8 3 (2.86%) git-flow
8 3 (2.86%) Hudson
8 3 (2.86%) MagicDraw
9 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.90%) TestNG
9 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (16.19%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Banking
3 4 (3.81%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.86%) Law
5 2 (1.90%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.95%) Front Office
6 1 (0.95%) Local Government
6 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (56.19%) Developer
2 45 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 13 (12.38%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) AWS Developer
5 9 (8.57%) J2EE Developer
5 9 (8.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 8 (7.62%) DBA
6 8 (7.62%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (5.71%) Administrator
9 5 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Senior DBA
9 5 (4.76%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (44.76%) Spring
2 43 (40.95%) Hibernate
3 31 (29.52%) HTML
4 29 (27.62%) J2EE
5 27 (25.71%) CSS
6 23 (21.90%) Spring Boot
7 20 (19.05%) React
8 19 (18.10%) HTML5
9 18 (17.14%) AngularJS
9 18 (17.14%) Java EE
10 17 (16.19%) XML
11 15 (14.29%) CSS3
12 14 (13.33%) Node.js
13 13 (12.38%) Ajax
14 11 (10.48%) RESTful
14 11 (10.48%) Web Services
15 9 (8.57%) EJB
15 9 (8.57%) JSP
15 9 (8.57%) Servlets
16 7 (6.67%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.81%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.52%) Fintech
5 6 (5.71%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.81%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.81%) Reference Data
7 3 (2.86%) Cloud Native
7 3 (2.86%) Clustering
7 3 (2.86%) User Experience
8 1 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) Linux
2 8 (7.62%) Unix
3 5 (4.76%) Windows
4 3 (2.86%) AIX
5 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.90%) Tru64
6 1 (0.95%) Android
6 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.90%) TDD
3 29 (27.62%) Microservices
3 29 (27.62%) OO
4 26 (24.76%) Scrum
4 26 (24.76%) SDLC
4 26 (24.76%) Software Engineering
5 21 (20.00%) BDD
6 19 (18.10%) Open Source
7 18 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (17.14%) Test Automation
8 17 (16.19%) DevOps
9 14 (13.33%) OOP
10 13 (12.38%) Prototyping
11 12 (11.43%) Analytics
11 12 (11.43%) Mentoring
12 11 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (10.48%) MVC
13 9 (8.57%) SOA
14 8 (7.62%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 81 (77.14%) Java
2 67 (63.81%) SQL
3 31 (29.52%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.38%) Java 8
5 12 (11.43%) Python
6 11 (10.48%) C#
6 11 (10.48%) PL/SQL
7 9 (8.57%) C++
8 3 (2.86%) ES6
8 3 (2.86%) Perl
9 2 (1.90%) Clojure
9 2 (1.90%) Ruby
9 2 (1.90%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.95%) C
10 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.95%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) OCP
1 5 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (3.81%) Degree
3 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.95%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (4.76%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 38 (36.19%) Oracle
2 17 (16.19%) Sybase
3 5 (4.76%) IBM
4 2 (1.90%) Cognizant
4 2 (1.90%) Google
4 2 (1.90%) Twitter
4 2 (1.90%) Yahoo!
5 1 (0.95%) Cognos
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.95%) Solace
5 1 (0.95%) TIBCO